21 days old

Sr. Manager, Data Science, Merchandising & Pricing

Framingham, MA 01701
**Description**



Staples is focused on our customer and our community. As a **Sr. Manager, Data Science,Merchandising & Pricing** for Staples, you will be responsible for
leading a cross functional team of data scientists, statisticians and data
engineers to research, design, develop, and deploy data science strategy and
products for Merchandising and Pricing functions at Staples. You will be
responsible for innovating state-of-art systems by architecting and developing
solutions using advances in machine learning, mathematical optimization, and
big data technologies













This position involves
a combination of R&D and consultative activities, and the successful
candidate will have a great opportunity to directly impact business strategies
and future directionality of core technologies and science at Staples. Our
people are the heart of our success and we believe in collaboration, curiosity
and continuous learning in all that we think, create and do. We are investing in our people and our stores, empowering
our people to learn, grow and deliver. Come be a part of a team that's leading the
way in a new era of working and living.













**Strategy:**



+ Experiencein identifying and quantifying data science opportunities in business based onstatistical modeling, machine learning and analytics

+ Workclosely with key business partners to understand critical, complex, data-drivenbusiness and operations challenges, and then design approaches, prototype newtechnology, and productionize promising capabilities.

+ Research,design, and implement data models and innovative algorithms to analyze diversesources of data to realize actionable results

+ Applyrigorous data science methods and understanding of levers that can drive growthand profitability across our product and services offerings







**Leadership:**








Lead
and build a high-performing data science team, strong experience in
developing/mentoring associates








Leading
team to build data science products from design to delivery








Communicate
results to executive leadership













**Get great perks.**










+ Generous amount ofpaid time off and bonus plan

+ 401(k) plan with a company match, medical, dental,vision, life and disability insurance, and many more benefits

+ On-site,discounted childcare, fitness center and dry cleaners in Framingham, MAcorporate office

+ Associate store discount and more perks (discountson mobile plans, movie tickets, etc.)













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**Qualifications**

**Essential skills and experience:**



+ 8-10 years industry experience plusMS in Computer Science, Statistics, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics,Applied Physics, or related field

+ Solid understanding of retail,e-commerce, merchandizing, supply chain, marketing, or related domain

+ Hands-on with data science relevanttechnologies and development toolsets, including Python, Hadoop, Hbase, Hive,Zookeeper, etc.

+ Hands-on experience with leadingteams to develop highly scalable commercial or industrial strength data scienceapplications



**Preferred skills and experience:**



+ MS in Computer Science with advancedmathematical training in mathematical modeling, statistical analysis,forecasting models and margin engineering (cross elasticity, demand curvemodeling)

+ Demonstrated experience/SME inmachine learning, statistical analysis and algorithm development includingcontributions to open source code

+ Experience developing large scalesystems and cloud platforms

+ Demonstrated understanding offinancial levers related to merchandising, pricing & promotions








**_Click to learn more about the employee benefits, programs and perks offered at Staples._** at https://recruit.smashfly.com/SmashFlyMedia/Docs/17604/17604_20380_PR23016_BOS_CWW_RTL_FLD_CROS_HR_Benefits_Promo_Flyer_r1%20(2).pdf



_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._

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Posted: 2020-12-29 Expires: 2021-01-28

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